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GCB - GCB Bank Limited

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GCB Bank Limited (formerly known as Ghana Commercial Bank) is the largest independent financial institution in Ghana. The company started in 1953 as the Bank of the Gold Coast to provide banking services to the emerging nation for socioeconomic development. The bank had been wholly owned by the Government of Ghana until 1996. Today, the Government's ownership stands at 21.4% while individual and institutional holdings take up the rest. Social Security and National Insurance Trust is currently the largest shareholder in the company with 29.8% holding, followed in third place by the UK investment firm SCBN/Northern Trust Global Service Ltd with a distant 6.6%. With over 150 branches and 11 agencies in all regions of the country, GCB Bank is, in effect, the widest-networked commercial bank in Ghana. In 2013, the bank adopted an internal change program that overhauled its brand, resulting in the new name the following year.

GCB Bank Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). GCB is traded on the GSE under the ticker symbol “GCB”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of GSE:GCB is GH0000000094. GCB Bank Limited is currently the 10th most valuable stock on the GSE with a market capitalization of GHS 1.46 billion, which makes about 1.72% of the Ghana Stock Exchange equity market.

GCB5.50 ▪ 0.00
3 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price
Day’s High Price
Traded Volume200
Number of Deals
Gross Turnover1,100.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share3.8078
Price/Earning Ratio1.44
Dividend Per Share0.00
Dividend Yield0%
Shares Outstanding265M
Market Capitalization1.46B
Monetary values are quoted in Ghana Cedi (GHS) unless otherwise stated

GCB Stock Market Performance


The current share price of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) is GHS 5.50. GCB closed its last trading day (Friday, June 21, 2024) at 5.50 GHS per share on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). GCB began the year with a share price of 3.40 GHS and has since gained 61.8% on that price valuation, ranking it second on the GSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about GCB knowing the stock has accrued 22% over the past four-week period alone—best on GSE.

GCB Bank is the third most traded stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange over the past three months (Mar 20 - Jun 21, 2024). GCB has traded a total volume of 1.38 million shares valued at GHS 6.79 million over the period, with an average of 21,914 traded shares per session. A volume high of 350,108 was achieved on May 22nd for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of GCB Bank on the Ghana Stock Exchange.


Profile of GCB Bank Limited

GCB Bank Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. The company is led by Anselm Ransford Sowah as its Managing Director, since 2017. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jude Kofi Arthur, is composed of 12 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Arthur, Jude Kofi
  2. Sowah, Anselm Ransford
    Managing Director
  3. Amankwah, Samuel
    DMD, Operations
  4. Affram, Socrates
    DMD, Finance
  5. Saraa III, Nana (Queen Mother of Denkyira)
    Non-Executive Director
  6. Yakubu, Alhassan (Alhaji)
    Non-Executive Director
  7. Arthur-Collins, Francis
    Non-Executive Director
  8. Ankrah, Emmanuel Ray
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Ayuba, Osmani Aludiba
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Amarteifio, Nik
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Essah, Lydia (Mrs.)
    Non-Executive Director
  12. Younge, Edward Prince Amoatia
    Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of GCB Bank Limited

GCB Building, Thorpe Road/High Street, PO Box GP 134, Accra, Ghana
+233-302-663-964, +233-302-672-852, +233-302-664-914

GCB Industrial Market Competitors

GCB Bank Limited, issuers of the GCB stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


  1. EmmanuelEmmanuel
    Jun 4, 2024 16:24 GMT

    Please when is Gcb going to pay to it member dividend that has taken for years until now

  2. medicmedic
    Dec 11, 2022 01:16 GMT

    Anyone interested in buying Gcb shares can reach out to me. Thank you

    1. Sarah AsieduSarah Asiedu
      Jan 25, 2024 17:23 GMT

      Please I want to buy some of the shares. How can I reach you?

  3. Josephine Agbo-odoJosephine Agbo-odo
    Aug 14, 2022 20:47 GMT

    Pls I want to buy shares in GCB bank.
    Pls how do I go about it?

    1. medicmedic
      Dec 11, 2022 19:46 GMT

      Have some to sell

  4. Josephine MensahJosephine Mensah
    Mar 22, 2022 15:23 GMT

    When will the bank open share buying. I want to buy shares

  5. AdizaAdiza
    Mar 26, 2022 16:11 GMT

    Please how can I buy a share at gcb.thank you

  6. Ampong Sarkodie HoliousAmpong Sarkodie Holious
    Jul 14, 2021 21:52 GMT

    Please wat is the percentage of a share purchased?

  7. Hussein TahiruHussein Tahiru
    May 15, 2020 11:18 GMT

    I have bought shares at gcb, do I get my dividends weekly or monthly?

    1. RonaldRonald
      Jun 22, 2021 22:33 GMT

      How did you manage to buy shares of this bank?

  8. Ayisi ako teteAyisi ako tete
    Apr 24, 2020 22:17 GMT

    My father bought shares for me 1996 at koforidua gcb .he died 2015 and want to knw what i can do to check or update my self on my own share

  9. Frimpon,SampsonFrimpon,Sampson
    Jul 15, 2019 08:19 GMT

    My mum purchased the GCB shares in 1996. We've all forgotten about it until today that I called to remind her. I discovered she has misplaced everything concerning the purchased of this shares. Now how can she reclaimed her dividends?

    1. KwameKwame
      Oct 30, 2019 05:20 GMT

      Kindly visit your stock broker or the Central Securities Depository for assistance.

    Dec 2, 2018 10:02 GMT

    How can I get some of the shares to buy with a broker

    1. KwameKwame
      Oct 30, 2019 05:21 GMT

      Yes you can

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